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magnificence at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1340, from O.Fr. magnificence "splendor, nobility, grandeur," from L. magnificentia "splendor, munificence," from stem of magnificus "noble, eminent, splendid," from magnus "great" (see magnate) + root of facere "to make." As one of the Aristotelian and scholastic virtues, translates Gk. megaloprepeia "liberality of expenditure combined with good taste." ///

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magnificence at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

40 Moby Thesaurus words for "magnificence":
Babylonian splendor, brilliance, elaborateness, elegance,
exquisiteness, glory, gorgeousness, grandeur, grandiosity,
grandness, imposingness, impressiveness, lavishness, luxuriousness,
luxury, majesty, marvelousness, matchlessness, nobility,
paramountcy, peerlessness, plushness, poshness, preeminence,
primacy, proudness, resplendence, ritziness, splendidness,
splendiferousness, splendor, state, stateliness, sumptuousness,
superbness, supereminence, superexcellence, superfineness,
supremacy, unsurpassedness

magnificence at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Beauty): beauty, aesthetics, pulchritude, elegance, grace, symmetry, comeliness, fairness, gloss, good looks, radiance, splendor, magnificence, refinement.

Magnificence at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Magnificence \Mag*nif"i*cence\, n. [F. magnificence, L.
magnificentia. See {Magnific}.]
The act of doing what magnificent; the state or quality of
being magnificent. --Acts xix. 27. ``Then cometh
magnificence.'' --Chaucer.

And, for the heaven's wide circuit, let it speak The
Maker's high magnificence, who built so spacious.

The noblest monuments of Roman magnificence. --Eustace.

magnificence at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n 1: splendid or imposing in size or appearance; "the grandness
of the architecture" [syn: {impressiveness}, {grandness}]
2: the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand [syn:
{brilliance}, {splendor}, {splendour}, {grandeur}, {grandness}]

magnificence at English (WD) Of Explained:



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  • grandeur, brilliance, lavishness or splendor
    1. The act of doing what magnificent; the state or quality of being magnificent.
    2. impressiveness

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